Person of Interest Preview: Worth the Hype?

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CBS doesn't simply think that Person of Interest is its best pilot in years. The network is actually putting that belief into action.

As revealed in its newly-released fall schedule, CBS will air this crime thriller in the prime slot of 9 p.m. on Thursdays. Why does it have such confidence that a new drama can compete against Grey's Anatomy and Bones?

Consider the show's pedigree: it's producer by J.J. Abrams. It stars James Caviezel (Jesus Christ!) and Michael Emerson (Ben Linus!). It offers the intriguing idea of a mysterious billionaire teaming up with a former CIA agent in order to prevent major crimes.

Will you give this vigilante-based series a shot? Go behind the scenes with Person of Interest now and decide for yourself:

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Person of Interest Quotes

Knowledge is not my problem. Doing something with that knowledge is where you come in. You can call me Mr. Finch.


When you find that one person who connects you to the world, you become someone different, someone better. When that person is taken from you, what do you become then?